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more people would use it. new reaction to the idea. chris gordon joins us live at the icc, which is marking its first anniversary today. hey, chris. >> reporter: good evening. first of all, imagine in your mind's eye the kind of traffic tie-ups, the beltway backups you have faced over the years during rush hour. then compare it to this, the icc in durwood, maryland, we're at rush hour. traffic is sparse. moving at speed. which is 55 miles an hour. this was built to relief traffic congestion but it's underused and it looks like an empty airport runway according to the councilman. >> cut in half in hopes of doubling the traffic that produces the same amount of revenue but twice the use and help get cars off of other roads and make the icc an effective road in terms of how many people use it. >> reporter: we drove the entire 18-mile icc midday and found only a few vehicles using the three lanes in each direction between gaithersburg and laurel. >> i use it a couple of times a month. i would use it more frequently, but i think the tolls are a bit ridiculous. >> reporter: if the toll
each of the victims as their names were called. >> given the amaze acts of heroism around us, both seen and unseen, that allowed us to live, that have given us life in this moment, what will we do now with this opportunity? >> mourners participated in a procession alto the george mason statue where they held a moment of silence. >>> the national rifle association just a short time ago put out a statement on the shooting in connecticut as that tragedy renews cries for more gun control. the nra says, quote, it is made up of 4 million moms and dads, sons and daughters and we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in newtown. the nra went on to say it would wait for a full investigation before commenting. meantime, in our area -- >> a new proposal to ban the sale of assault weapons. will gun restrictions prevent mass shooting tragedies? this is chris gordon in chantilly. villa report ahead. >>> acts of kindness continue to emerge after the tragedy at sandy hook elementary. nbc's ann curry and others on social media sites are helping to sprea
into the afternoon. it is now fixed. med rho says it will begin using a define to test for cracks. this is the 27th cracked rail for metro and the second in just four days. the agency has said the age of the rails and changes in temperatures could contribute to problems. >>> well, it has been a dreary day. >> doug kammerer went towards the lights at the zoo. [ laughter ] >> reporter: hey, guys. >> it looks pretty. >> reporter: it is pretty. the fog actually helps to make the lights brighter, it gives it a bit of a glow out there. you guys are good. country on through. come on through. you can walk on through here right now through january 1st, they will be closed on christmas eve and new year's eve and christmas day. on a night like tonight, not a bad night. a bit of drizzle, but that's about it. we are on the warm side. look at they numbers. temperatures in the 40s, still around 50 degrees. we've seen -- into the overnight hours, but we're not talking about a lot of rain. we'll talk more about this chance of rain, about our next storm, and yes, we've been talking about a cal june for quite some ti
-old in '99. to see them come to me right at the end of the game and talk about how much they appreciated us, because they've been on some bad teams, but this is a special year for us. we were 3-6 and won the division at 10-6. of course the cooley report is coming up in just a few minutes. he says, man, i just neat to beat seattle. the two other times the redskins have made the playoffs, they have lost to the seahawks. >>> hellie, we will see you in a biff. skins fans could not be happier today. they each found a few if you know any dallas cowboy fans, see if they're already. maybe a pick-me-up might be appropriate. are you happy? >> i'm just delighted, ecstatic. >> i was in the middle school the last time. >> reporter: so now you're really happy? >> very happy. ♪ hail to the redskins [ dog howling ] >> reporter: they're the once walking around with big smiles. cowboy fans -- do you think you can find it in your heart to root for them? >> am i on camera? no, never. >> reporter: hey, where are those fans now? do you have any cowboy fans in the back of that truck? >> i think they're still at
us not that building. >> not one of the -- it is the ugliest building in the city, and could be in the country. >> reporter: a regional battle has broken out between d.c., maryland and virginia. prince george's would support moving to prince george's county if that county allowed the redskins to break the team's lease and move back to washington. revenue chairman jack evans wouldn't discuss those private talks, but acknowledged the city's interest. >> certainly the idea of a switch for the fbi moving to prince george's county, and say the redskins moving back to the city in a brand-new stadium at rfk, would be something i would certainly be interested in. >> reporter: in a written response to news4, prince george's county executive rashern baker rebuffed the idea. the baker administration is not entertaining any discussions around moving the washington redskins back to washington, d.c. the fbi with its large work force and space needs is a prime target for all three jurisdictions. earlier this week, virginia's democratic and republican congressional leaders wrote a letter to
in a head-on collision. police tell us the suspects allegedly stole the car from landover, maryland. police spotted the car on oxen hill, but were unable to stop it before it crashed in the district near wheeler road and southern avenue. news4's jackie bensen is at a gas station in northeast where a woman may have been robbed by the tame suspects moments before the crash. >> reporter: police do believe that is the case. the woman was robs of her purse here at this bp gas station. she said something to him to the effect of justice is going to catch up with you. it did, and she was there to see it. >> i'm okay now. i just thank god he didn't hurt me. >> >> reporter: when sharon gardner saw this maxima, it was speeding away from the bb gas station, with the man who would just stolen her purse in the backseat. >> i was in between vacuuming my car out, i was going from my driver's side to my passenger side. by the time i got to the trunk of my truck, he had immediately hurried up and took my pocketbook. i had it on the floor. i had it covered up. >> reporter: someone had jotted down the tag numb
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